Political Parties Era (1796-1824)
A political party is a group of people who work to influence policy agendas and hold government power by seeking to elect candidates to public office. The Federalist Party and the Democratic-Republican Party were the first political parties in the United States, lasting from approximately 1796 to 1824
Plant Physiology: Phototropic Response
Growth in plants reflects the way in which the interact with the environment. Using time lapsed photography, his professional video shows how a plant responds to light and gravity. Includes narration. Run time 02:36.
Harry Potter-POA Ch.3 The Knight Bus-part1
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling.
In this video Chapter 3: The Knight bus is read.
Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood, a graphic novel by Tony Lee
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads his graphic novel, Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood. His voice has an English accent and his reading is enthusiastic. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (8:49)
Hands-on Estimation Activities
This video demonstrates a hands-on estimation activity using large inflatable 3-D shapes. The ideas in the lesson could easily be used with other types of manipulatives as well. (2:12)
Graphing Systems of Inequalities, Part 2
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, in an easy, conversational tone, continues to discuss how to graph inequalities. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The student or educator may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor is using a black background and the writing is small.
FDR - A History of the New Deal
Video discusses the economy before the Great Depression, FDR, and the New Deal. (Amateur video with slides, narration and some text.)
How to Make Your Own Books for Homeschooling
Learn how to make your own books to teach kids to read through
homeschooling in this free home schooling and tutoring video clip.
The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c
French and Indian War part 1
This is a video pod cast about the French and Indian War. It offers a reason for the war beginning, how the war began, key characters like the Iroquois, French and British colonists, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The video is not complete without watching part 2.(6:16)
1956 Presidential Election Commercial
This is an actual video commercial supporting Eisenhower in his presidential run against Stevenson. (4:19)
Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 1 of 2-Animation
In part 1 of this video, the Kratt brothers explore the Arctic animals-the polar bear and the walrus. Students will learn about hunting rituals of the polar bear and walrus. Polar bears can sit still for hours waiting on prey to surface from icy water. The bear is in control on land but the walrus is in control in the water. The brothers use "creature power" to capture a walrus cub and polar bear cub from an evil guy. The brothers learn the inside scoop on both animals. This is a good teaching r
Wild Kratts-Polar Bears Don't Dance-Part 2 of 2-Animation
In part 2 of this video, the Kratt Brothers use the "creature power" of the walrus and the polar bear to help the cubs find their mommas and rescue them from the evil Zach. Students will enjoy this fun video as they learn about these two fascinating creatures. At the end of the video there is real footage of walruses with an emphasis on the importance of flippers. Legs are for lands and flippers for water-Every creature has special features.This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on t
Grizzly cubs learn by watching their mother. See this mama bear give her cubs a fishing lesson. Professional video and narration. Run time 01:27.
What is a Recession?
This two minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It moves very rapidly so the teacher should be prepared to stop the video at times to review terms. A list of terms would also be helpful. The three ways to handle a recession are mentioned as well.
Colts Neck Community Band - Pirates of the Caribbean
In this amateur video, the Colts Neck Community Band plays with NJ Youth Symphony Orchestra, theme from Pirates of the Caribbean. April 2, 2009. Colts Neck, NJ. (05:37)
HTML Basics (#9)
Most websites are written in HTML-hypertext markup Language. Web browsers understand this markup language of the web and allow the page to be shown. By knowing some of this language you can tweek your webpages.
Insect Collecting During the Day
Join entomologist Gary Hevel as he demonstrated insect collecting with a net and cyanide jar. He also looks for insects in the tree bark and logs and suggests that bug collecting takes a great deal of patience. Run time 06:41.
Insect Collecting at Night
Join entomologist Gary Hevel as he provides tips for collecting insects at night. Gary suggests looking for insects in tree bark, porch lights, commercial lights, and a technique called sugaring. Run time 03:11.
Collecting Insects Using Small Traps
In this video, entomologist Gary Hevel demonstrates how to make various small traps out of plastic cups and dishes to help collect insects. Run time 03:08.